Public Administration

Page Updated: January 30, 2021

BA Nonprofit Leadership Studies

  1. Financial management and budget analysis
  2. Leadership ability
  3. Cross-sector analytical thinking
  4. Administrative/nonprofit management principle facilitation
  5. Fundraising and donor cultivation

BA Urban Policy and Planning

  1. Formulation of urban plans through impact analysis, forecasting, and visualization techniques.
  2. Program management skills including grants, budgeting, and scheduling.
  3. Communication skills for public engagement with government officials and citizens.
  4. Research skills including spatial analysis, historical precedent review, and best practice identification.
  5. Administration of codes and regulations affecting all facets of urban living.

MPA Public Administration

  1. Governmental budgeting, accounting, and analysis
  2. Coordination of governmental operational activities
  3. Recruit, train, and retain staff
  4. Statistical analysis for managerial decisions
  5. Program evaluation/performance measure identification

PhD Public Administration

  1. Convergence and knowledge transfer
  2. Conduct scientific inquiry and research
  3. Analyze practical/theoretical questions
  4. Explain/implement public service perspectives
  5. Promote social justice/diversity issues